LONDON — After undertaking the role of Winston Churchill in Netflix’s new original drama series The Crown, American actor John Lithgow seems to have developed a penchant for playing British politicians.
In an interview with The Guardian, the two-time Golden Globe winner revealed that he was “completely floored” to learn that he had been cast as the iconic British statesman.
However, his interest in UK political drama isn’t confined to the shenanigans of the mid-20th century.
“It suddenly occurred to me that Peter Morgan has to write about this Brexit moment,” he’s quoted as saying, “And I want to play Boris Johnson. I want dibs on that part!” …
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